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Electric vehicle (EV) owners, climate activists and concerned citizens gathered Saturday morning at the Environment Virginia Car Show to discuss the future of transportation and how Fairfax County can lead the state in the transition to electric vehicles.
The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972 with overwhelming bi-partisan support, had the farsighted and righteous goal of making all our waterways safe for swimming. Yet 46 years later, all too often, Americans visiting their favorite beach are met by an advisory warning that the water is unsafe for swimming.
With summer in full swing, beachgoers should beware: It might not be safe to go in the water. Nearly 60 percent of 4,523 beaches tested nationwide had water pollution levels that put swimmers at risk of getting sick on at least one occasion last year, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The study, Safe for Swimming?, looked at fecal bacteria levels at beaches in 29 coastal and Great Lakes states as well as Puerto Rico.
I started playing soccer when I was six years old and immediately fell in love with the game. Some of my most cherished memories come from soccer: first learning to play, going to nationals with my club soccer team, the pregame chocolate chip muffins my college coach made before each game -- the list goes on and on.
New governors across the country have grabbed the mantle to address the climate crisis
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